What Happened on August 22, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Maris hits his 50th of 61 homers

Famous Birthdays

  • Debbi Peterson, rock drummer (Bangles-Eternal Flame), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jay Ashton, rocker (Gene Loves Jezebel)
  • John Kidd, NFL punter (Miami Dolphins)
  • Roland Orzabal, rock vocalist (Tears for Fears-Shout, Head over Heels)